Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
attack in benghazi, libya. the pentagon is investigating general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. in connection with the scandal that took down cia director david petraeus. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: the fbi gave the penalty gone more than 20,000 pages of -- pentagon more than 20,000 pages of e-mail communication with allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. she went to the fbi with anonymous threatening e-mails and agents traced those to paula broadwell and uncovered her affair with petraeus. one defense official describes them as flirtatious. another official tells cbs news some of the e-mails were more than friendly exchanges and may have crossed the line. general allen says he did nothing wrong but for now the hearings on his promotion are delayed. >> at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold the promotion to supreme allied commander in europe. >> reporter: both allen and petraeus wrote letters of support for her sister in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers r
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
personal situation had no bearing on the benghazi investigation. senator john mccain said general petraeus told him that he never spoke to the president about benghazi. he dealt with the director of national intelligence. on capitol hill, daniel nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> and top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with the fallout from the petraeus sex scandal. and defense secretary panetta has ordered a review of ethics training for all military officers. >>> less than 24 hours after a not guilty verdict shocked the bowie state university community, people are still talking about this case. i'm talking about the murder trial of alexis simpson, the girl accused of killing her roommate, dominique frazier, which was closely followed on social media. andrea mccarren was on campus when the verdict came down. >> reporter: there is a mix of emotions. shock. sadness. and relief that this high- profile murder case appears to be over. >> a lot of students are disappointed. a lot of people were shocked, when i saw the news. i s like whoa, wow. >> reporter: th
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
: this is bruce johnson at john glenn, the main boat in d.c. fire department's harbor arsenal, in need of $700,000 of repairs, that story coming up. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow, helping veterans, that story straight ahead. >> if you'd like to help provide a holiday basket to local military personnel, please call our turkeys for troops phone bank happening now, the number 202-895-5560 and you can also donate online at www.wusa9.com. click on the uso button on the homepage. >>> veterans giving to veterans, that's the idea behind an innovative program in maryland. >> as matt jablow tells us, the two month old initiative is designed to help thousands of vets seriously wounded in iraq and afghanistan. >> trooper, stay. >> reporter: carey dorsey says of all the difficult things about raising young dogs -- >> you never know what they'll get into. >> reporter: -- one of the most difficult for him is putting them in their crates at night. >> being locked up, i know that feeling and they haven't even done anything. you know what i mean? >> reporter: that's because after about 10 years at hagerstown
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> the scandal is threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. looking into e-mail communication with jill kelley. complaint to the fbi revealed the patraeus affair. >> obama is holding judgment about why he didn't learn until last week. law makers want answers. >> nothing happening for 6 months and the week after the election one event after another. it doesn't add up. >> top fbi officials met with law makers wednesday. senator diane fine stein described it as. >>> also agreed to testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the new details are still being worked out. >> the president added that he had an extraordinary career and by his own assessment that he did not meet the standards of his job. at the white house, daniel. >> continues with our peggy fox. neighbors are reacting to the media stake out at broadwell's brother's home. >> reporter: this is where paula is staying and photographers and photo journalists are standing out here camping out waiting for paula to come outside and say something. it's been like a came of cat and mouse.